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Palmer Development breaks ground on The Edge in Scottsdale

Palmer Development Group of Scottsdale has broken ground on its mixed-use project called The Edge, which is located on the northeast corner of 90th Street and Loop 101.

Muglia takes reins of Discount Tire as CEO


Scottsdale amends water transportation agreement

An amended and restated water transportation agreement between the Salt River Valley Users Association and the City of Scottsdale has been filtered through for approval.

Scottsdale to mend woman’s fall with $80K

A woman who allegedly tripped and fell over a traffic control junction box during her daily walk, a couple of years ago, will receive $80,000 from the City of Scottsdale.

Stanton cleared of conflict-of-interest suggestion in dual public role

Questions previously raised about a perceived conflict of interest for Paradise Valley Councilman Mark Stanton, who serves as Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, have been thwarted …
In the Know

Scottsdale’s In the Know podcast: Episode 1

  Extra! Extra! Hear all about it! The Scottsdale Independent has launched the inaugural episode of its brand new podcast: “In the Know.” Hosted by Managing Editor Terrance …

Neal: A home-grown solution to the rising rents that are hurting renters in Arizona

I know what it is like for teachers who work hard for their students and schools but struggle to afford to live in the same …

Watson: Ducey education plan supports bright horizon for local educators

There are some big changes on the horizon for education in Maricopa County, if Gov. Ducey’s legislative agenda continues to get a …

Serena: Guest parking codes ought to match Scottsdale’s growing needs

As a commissioner serving on the Planning Commission, I recently witnessed city staff recommend that commissioners approve a project …

Whitehead: Fiesta Ranch produces costs, up-zoning consequences if approved by Scottsdale

This Tuesday, the City Council will vote on a substantial up-zoning request in Scottsdale’s remote and rural area near Rio Verde. …

Maxwell: I intend to throw my hat into the ring for Scottsdale City Council candidacy

Hello. My name is Kevin Maxwell and it is my intention to run for Scottsdale City Council. Some see Scottsdale as two distinctive …
Scottsdale Neighbors

The City of Scottsdale City Attorney’s Office has a Department of Victim Services co-located in the Prosecutor’s Office. This department is specifically designed to help victims in the …

Three pallets of backpacks filled with a variety of supplies for people and their pets staying at emergency shelters has been donated to UMOM New Day Centers. The donation was made on Jan. 14, …
More than 80 Arizona Special Olympians, with physical and intellectual disabilities, will participate in Troon Country Club’s 10th annual Tennis Fun Day on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Scottsdale Business

Bret Ceren joins Platinum Living Realty

Platinum Living Realty announced award-winning real estate agent and coach Bret Ceren has joined the brokerage.

Bianchi Brandt & Hale add Wacholz, Scavio to law firm

Scottsdale-based Bianchi Brandt & Hale, a full-service law firm with an emphasis on the cannabis and hemp industries, recently announced the addition of paralegal Diana Johnson Wacholz and senior attorney Nicholas J. Scavio.

Plexus uses social media fundraiser to aid Australian fire victims

Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide is teaming up with The Salvation Army to help deliver support to families and first responders impacted by the Australian bushfires.

Brandl to begin orthopedic services at Scottsdale CORE Institute

The CORE Institute, an orthopedic practice, announced the addition of Stacy Brandl, DO to its expanding provider team, serving patients at The CORE Institute’s Gilbert, Mesa and Scottsdale clinics.

Platinum Living Realty agents donate more than $8K to PCH

Platinum Living Realty has announced that its agents collectively donated $8,015 in 2019 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Scottsdale Entertainment
For six weeks, Sarge Lintecum will teach free creative writing classes to other veterans. The creative writing class is one of six free arts classes provided by the Scottsdale-based nonprofit American Healing Arts Foundation.

Free art, creative writing classes for veterans to begin

Vietnam Veteran Sarge Lintecum, noted to have two Blues albums and a full-length book, will teach other veterans about creative …
Fans will be admitted free on Monday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open as part of “Ford Free Days.”

Phoenix Open pack more celebrities into upcoming Pro-Am

Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, J.R. Smith, Shane Victorino and Josh Allen joined the list of star-studded celebrities playing in the …

Royse Contemporary presents Gennaro Garcia’s solo exhibition ‘When You’re Here’

Royse Contemporary presents “When You’re Here,” a solo exhibition of artist Gennaro Garcia on display through Feb. 9 at 7077 E. …

Warren G added to 2020 Coors Light Birds Nest lineup

The Thursday, Jan. 30 lineup of the 2020 Coors Light Birds Nest is now set as Warren G, Kossisko and Kelley James have been added to …
French Designer Jeweler will welcome Barbara Heinrich Thursday, Jan. 30 as part of the weekly Thursday ArtWalk in Old Town Scottsdale.

Heinrich returns to Scottsdale for weekly ArtWalk

French Designer Jeweler welcomes Master Goldsmith Barbara Heinrich Thursday, Jan. 30 in conjunction with the Scottsdale Gallery …